Source South Asia: Issue 13 (15 Dec 08)

Source South Asia: Issue 13 (15 Dec 08)

Since its foundation in 1968, the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) has facilitated the sharing, promotion and use of knowledge so that governments, professionals and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and maintain. The Source Water and Sanitation News Service from IRC provides news in English, French and Spanish with an emphasis on rural and peri-urban areas in developing countries. The current Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News edition has a wide range of articles.

Some highlights are: Asia: 5th Dialogue on Environmental Education focuses on water and sanitation education: http://www.irc.nl/page/45808 Afghanistan: children forced to abandon school through drought and poverty: http://www.irc.nl/page/45835 Clean drinking water to 10,000 Bangladesh villagers: http://www.irc.nl/page/45863 India, Sikkim: first state to achieve 100% sanitation: http://www.irc.nl/page/45879 Nepal, Kathmandu Valley: increases in water tariffs expected: http://www.irc.nl/page/45882 ADB loans US$ 300 million Sindh province of Pakistan to improve sanitation: http://www.irc.nl/page/45818 ADB funds to Srilanka to upgrade water & sanitation systems in dry zone: http://www.irc.nl/page/45809

Training: Specialised Course on Water Safety Plans - http://www.irc.nl/page/45873 New on the Net: Arghyam and the WASH Institute launches the India Sanitation Portal - http://www.irc.nl/page/45934 More articles regarding funding sources, current research, publications and much more are available in the current edition. Access here: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News Archives: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News

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